Google says it's considering pulling news service from Europe

2019-01-22 17:53

Lawmakers in Europe are set to test how important Google thinks its news-aggregation service really is.

WhatsApp limits message forwards to rein in fake news

2019-01-21 21:16

WhatsApp messaging service has begun to globally restrict the number of people a message can be forwarded to, in an attempt to fight fake and misleading information from going viral on its platform.

WATCH: Elon Musk unveils revolutionary underground tunnels

2019-01-20 10:17

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his underground transportation tunnel which he hopes could move people faster than subways.

Apple's Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

2019-01-18 10:49

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has called on US lawmakers to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

WATCH: This $7 000 toilet is completely hands free and plays music while you go

2019-01-15 10:14

The Kohler Numi 2 is one of the wildest - and smartest - toilets on the market. It's truly an amazing little robot.

Tesla sinks as price cuts signal a ceiling for costlier models

2019-01-02 18:19

Tesla hasplunged after disappointing Model 3 deliveries and an across-the-lineup price cut prompted concerns that the carmaker may bump up against a ceiling for demand.

WATCH: SpaceX launches first national security mission

2018-12-31 11:37

The Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX, which is carrying a US military navigation satellite, blasts off, marking the space transportation company's first national security space mission for the US.

Bitcoin rallies past $4 000-mark as crypto rebound gathers pace

2018-12-21 10:30

Bitcoin has rallied above $4 000, leading the broad cryptocurrency market higher as the biggest digital asset headed for its best week in a year.

What's Tesla investors' biggest 2019 wish? A low-key Elon Musk

2018-12-20 19:06

Tesla and its charismatic, if somewhat erratic, chief executive officer Elon Musk are considered almost synonymous. In the coming year, investors might want to begin disentangling the two.

Dramatic rise in spam, scam calls in SA - report

2018-12-18 19:29

South Africans are among the most affected by spam calls in the world, according to the 2018 Truecaller Insights report by mobile app company Truecaller.


Tesla gets green light to start delivering model 3 in Europe

2019-01-21 21:16

Tesla has received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker’s top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Google fined €50m as France uses new EU privacy law

2019-01-21 20:40

Google has been at the receiving end of a hefty fine of $56.8m by France’s privacy regulator, which used its new powers to levy much higher penalties for the first time under European Union data protection rules.

WATCH: It's Fortnite vs Netflix in a battle for eyes

2019-01-19 14:08

Fortnite is battling media titans into a corner, with the smash hit game probably bringing in more in sales than any Hollywood movie last year. Netflix said this week that it is threatened too.

Zim internet restored, but partial social media blackout 'until further notice'

2019-01-17 13:05

The Zimbabwean government has restored some internet connectivity in the country, but a partial social media blackout remains.

Jay-Z's Tidal under investigation over streaming numbers

2019-01-14 18:24

Tidal, a subscription-based music and video streaming service owned by rapper Jay-Z, is being investigated in Norway over allegations of falsely inflating listening numbers.

Elon Musk to visit China soon for Tesla factory ground breaking

2018-12-31 17:00

Tesla is getting ready to break ground on its factory and chief executive officer Elon Musk can’t wait to visit.

Facebook said to develop cryptocurrency for WhatsApp transfers

2018-12-21 10:52

Facebook is working on making a cryptocurrency that will let users transfer money on its WhatsApp messaging app, focusing first on the remittances market in India.

Uber puts first self-driving car back on the road since death

2018-12-20 20:01

Uber, which halted its self-driving car program after the death of a pedestrian in March, will return one or two self-driving cars to public roads in Pittsburgh.

Huawei defends global ambitions amid security fears

2018-12-18 21:43

Huawei has defended its global ambitions and network security in the face of Western fears that the Chinese telecom giant could serve as a Trojan horse for Beijing's security apparatus.

Non-profits push Facebook to change leadership over 'hatred, bigotry'

2018-12-18 17:50

Facebook, reeling from criticism about Russian influence campaigns on its platform, now faces calls for changes to its top management from a collection of 31 civil rights groups.

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